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2. Fairfield Connect Study Hub Official Opening

Western Sydney University launches innovative Study Hub, Fairfield Connect, enhancing accessibility to higher education

The University is proud to launch Fairfield Connect, a cutting-edge study hub that will support students and the community of Western Sydney, enhancing accessibility to higher education.


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Western Sydney University unveils ambitious economic plan for the region

Western Sydney University today unveiled a bold economic plan that through new industries and a job-to-workers ratio like Sydney’s east, could see Western Sydney add $100 billion to the state’s economy and 675,000 extra local jobs in just over a decade.

South-Western Sydney home to new $55 million medical research facility

South Western Sydney will be home to a new state-of-the-art medical research facility, with the first sod turned on the Lang Walker AO Medical Research Building – Macarthur today.

Welcome Week sets Western Sydney University students up for success

Western Sydney University will offer students an exciting opportunity to connect with each other as they transition into university life this semester, with thousands set to come together for an action-packed ‘Welcome Week’.

2023 THE Impact Ranking Credential

Western Sydney University tops global sustainability ranking for ground-breaking second year

Western Sydney University has once again been named number one in the world for its social, economic and environmental impact in the 2023 Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings.


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Western welcome funding to improve cancer outcomes in people from diverse backgrounds

Western Sydney University welcomes more than $1.4 million in funding awarded to Carolyn Ee from the NICM Health Research Institute.


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Preliminary research finds children already exercise caution online but also urge for stronger safety measures

Preliminary research findings released on Safer Internet Day show children routinely interact with people they don’t know online and respond with caution when approached.




Expert opinion

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Opinion: Secrets in the canopy: scientists discover 8 striking new bee species in the Pacific

After a decade searching for new species of bees in forests of the Pacific Islands, all we had to do was look up.





Awards and appointments

Marise Payne joins Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University is pleased to announce the appointment of the Hon. Marise Payne as a Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow and Professor of Practice – International Relations and Public Policy.


Distinguished Professor Brajesh Singh named as winner of the Dorothy Jones Prize 2023

Western Sydney University’s Distinguished Professor Brajesh Singh from the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment has been named as this year’s winner of the Dorothy Jones Prize for microbiology.